Community Networks Franklin

Previously known as FranCOSS (Council of Social Services Franklin Inc), Community Networks Franklin is a member of Community Networks Aotearoa, the umbrella organisation for local community networks. Our over-arching objective is to work together to support local communities.

Our vision is for a Franklin Community that works together to maintain a socially just and prosperous society within a sustainable environment.

We see our mission as one of speaking out for Franklin’s community service providers and to lead a transition to a local economy that is focused on people, nature and prosperity for all.

Explore what we offer, and the many community service organisation in Franklin country…

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Community Networks Franklin Monthly Meeting 23rd September 2020

At the next Community Networks Franklin meeting there will time set aside for a workshop on the organisation directions. This will build on the areas that were identified by the community groups at the 2019 Community Networks Forum. There was representatives from the community groups, Iwi and voluntary organisations who used the 2019 Community Networks Forum … Continue reading Community Networks Franklin Monthly Meeting 23rd September 2020

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Community Networks Franklin August Meeting

26th August 2020 / 10:00 AM / via Zoom ATTENDEES Welcome Jan Wallace welcomed everyone to the meeting and all participants introduced themselves and the groups that they represent. Guest Speakers – Rachel & Alex from Odyssey Te Puawai Aroha  Te Puawai Aroha is a 4 day programme that Odyssey provide which is fully funded … Continue reading Community Networks Franklin August Meeting

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Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021

The Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021 round is now open.  Applications will close on 18 October 2020 and a decision will be made in early December.  The maximum grant is $40,000 from a total of $295,000 available. Only regional projects for these grants. Funding is not available for local projects, general operational costs, or individuals. For information on eligibility and … Continue reading Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021

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Community and Capability Resilience Fund – Ministry of Social Development

We would like to update you about the Community Capability and Resilience Fund. This is available to provide support and assistance for community groups working with priority populations as they rebuild and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.  Who can apply? The Community Capability and Resilience Fund is for community groups that come from a cross-section … Continue reading Community and Capability Resilience Fund – Ministry of Social Development

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July 2020 Community Meeting

Our July Community Networks Forum was held at The Franklin Centre in the Stevenson Room, 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe. Welcome: Jan Wallace welcome all to the meeting Guest Speakers: Tammy Potini and Lucy Stallworthy The Generator – Tammy Potini The Generator is a 4-year pilot from the Ministry of Social Development partnered with Vaka Tautau … Continue reading July 2020 Community Meeting

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Grant Writing Essentials – Master Class

Professional Development 2019 Community Networks Franklin and ANCAD are pleased to offer this course for your organisation at the Franklin Centre, Pukekohe on 14th of August 2019. Learn from qualified consultants who will mentor your Managers, CEOs and Governance Board/Committee members in this aspect of capability building – Essentials in Grant Writing  – Master class. The sessions are … Continue reading Grant Writing Essentials – Master Class

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Expo 2019

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